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Authentic regional Italian restaurant
US$28 - US$56
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Tuscan, Central-Italian
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 November 2020 via mobile

When you think you want a traditional, family run Italian, this is the place you’re thinking of. Friendly, efficient even when full and great prices. The Valpolicella was great. Food was decent. But mainly it’s the atmosphere and service.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 1 November 2020 via mobile

Simple yet pleasant decor. Food was exquisite and authentically Italian. Service was flawless and attentionate. Definitely worth the 6min detour from the tourist track (:

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020

There was a mix up over our booking when we arrived but the staff fitted us in. The food was incredible, has made my non pasta loving husband change his mind! Service was friendly and helpful and we will definitely be going back when we...can!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2020

Great lunch at good value set price menu option £15 pp plus drinks, two delicious courses, well prepared. Service and decor excellent, a hidden gem in Canterbury centre, please go!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

Read all the reviews and booked for our trip to Canterbury. It is absolutely criminal that this place isn't full to the rafters every evening. It is just sublime! My husband, mum and I enjoyed our meal so much. We had: the aubergine veggie pasta...dish, the pork and fennel pasta dish and the wild boar tortellini. All the dishes were so flavourful and perfectly crafted. We had a side of breads too which were great and filled us up along with the pasta. The starters looked amazing but I'm glad I didn't go for one or I wouldn't have had space for dessert. The vanilla and hazelnut frozen dessert was great but the stand out was my cappuccino pannacotta. It was so clever in its construction and so beautiful to eat. I didn't want it to end. The staff here are so lovely too. I hope the current crisis doesn't hit them too hard and that they are able to keep their magical restaurant open.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

We liked every dish there. Highly recommend! Seafood stew was a great one, messy to eat but the taste is fantastic.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Superb food and great value, booked on a Friday and it was busy but very well run. Staff welcoming and service was prompt without being rushed. Squid tagliatelle was outstanding

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

What an excellent restaurant, fantastic service, superb food and a lovely ambiance. The best Italian meal we’ve ever eaten and that includes eating in Limone Sul Garda on a holiday a few years ago now. A “master class” on how to serve great food, combined...with fabulous service, at a very affordable price. Thank you do much.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 October 2020

Beautiful food, amazing service. Lovely little restaurant, homely feel, delicious food. Highly recommended

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 October 2020

We have now eaten here three times. We have sampled the fish, seafood, meat and pasta and all is beautifully cooked and of the very best quality. Cannot recommend it more.

Date of visit: September 2020
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16 May 2019|
Response from ilposticino2015 | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your enquiry. We can take up to about 40 people and basically that would be the entire restaurant for you.
31 January 2019|
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Response from GandC_S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Didn’t see this before. There’s a small car park directly opposite.
25 December 2018|
Response from ilposticino2015 | Property representative |
Really sorry but we are closed. Sorry for the inconvenience. Kind regards
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  • Il Posticino is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5